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Jones, David    Poet's Biography
16 poems available by this author


A, A, A, DOMINE DEUS       
First Line: I said, ah! What shall I write?
Last Line: Work unrefined, and the terrible crystal a stage-paste ... Eia domine deus


ANATHEMATA, SELS.       
First Line: Stand a lady


ANATHEMATA: 1. RITE AND FORE-TIME       
First Line: At this unabiding omphalos %this other laughless rock
Last Line: Since they cupped the ritual stones %for the faithful departed


ANATHEMATA: 3. ANGLE-LAND       
First Line: Did he strike soundings off vecta insula?
Last Line: The brudersee %toward the last phase %of our dear west


CHINA       
First Line: Ten years after the divorce I'm still
Last Line: The fairfield avenue site, %characteristic of the time of marlene


ENGLYNION TO HIS LOVE       
First Line: My dear, I do fear that this fiery love


EPITHALAMION       
First Line: Helen we have read of and %the girdle-loosers, those
Last Line: Upon, bright in this darkening, and constant, %whom our friend has found


FIVE UNMISTAKABLE MARKS       
First Line: Across upon this undulated board of verdure chequered bright


IN PARENTHESIS, SELS.       
Subject(s): Nature; World War I


IN PARENTHESIS: 7. THE FIVE UNMISTAKABLE MARKS       
First Line: And to private ball it came as if a rigid beam of great weight
Last Line: Who wrote the book...The man who does not know this %has not understood anything


IN PARENTHESIS: PART 1. THE MANY MEN SO BEAUTIFUL    Poem Text    
Last Line: The rain increases with the light and the weight increases
Subject(s): World War I; Army Life


KING PELLAM'S LAUNDE       
First Line: So thus he sorrowed till it was day and heard the foules sing, then somewhat


MABINOG'S LITURGY, SELS.       
First Line: In the middle silences of this night's course the blackthorn
Last Line: Walda of every land %et vocabitur wonderful


PROTHALAMION       
First Line: At the time of the dooms %in the third quarter of the reaper's moon
Last Line: That shined to delineate the hate and mutilation %of the forward area


THE TUTELAR OF THE PLACE    Poem Text    
First Line: She that love a place, time, demarcation, hearth, kin, enclosure
Last Line: World-storm, womb of the lamb the spoiler of the ram
Subject(s): Male-female Relationships; Roman Empire


THE WALL    Poem Text    
First Line: We don't know the ins and outs
Last Line: That's the new fatigue
Subject(s): Soldiers; Rome, Italy; Walls



Jones, David James   
11 poems available by this author


ADRIFT       
First Line: Woe to us who know the words without knowing the word that is there
Last Line: And pilot our rebellious craft into a heavenly harbour


DARTMOOR       
First Line: Once again looking between iron bars


DARTMOOR       
First Line: Bars burn again across your eyes. Doors
Last Line: The blue river tywi winding between farm and farm


DEAD       
First Line: With his fifieth birthday behind him, a man sees with fair clarity
Last Line: Save family and neighbourhood, man's sacrifice and pain


DEPRESSION       
First Line: Above our cupped world no tall stack opens
Last Line: Roots of the south, a culture, a civilised grace


F. R. KONECAMP       
First Line: One has to die a martyr these days, to be an artist
Last Line: The artist are painting the ribs and the bones of her %because art's a necessity, like the flash of


HEDGEHOG       
First Line: I saw him the other day as I went to nanteos
Last Line: O! Immortal ball. O! Deity of thorns


OBERAMMERGAU       
First Line: It was a privilege, my going to bavaria, a pilgrim
Last Line: To act the drama of his passion on calvary %in the midst of the bavarian desert
Subject(s): Bavaria


RHYDCYMERAU       
First Line: Near rhydcymerau, %on the land of esgeir-ceir and the fields of tir-bach
Last Line: And the rain washes them, and the winds lick them dry


SIN       
First Line: When we pull off ourselves each kind of clothing
Last Line: Howling for the blood that ransomed us


WALES       
First Line: Why have you given us this misery
Last Line: Lest we should shame our fathers in their graves



Jones, David S.   
4 poems available by this author


AFTER       
First Line: Supper's on time
Last Line: Shaking off sand and dread, %our bodies rise and learn %to speak again


ASPECTS OF COLOR       
First Line: Bobby sits on the fourth pew back
Last Line: With the other people of the congregation


ASPECTS OF DEATH       
First Line: The sky is shrouded, and death observes
Last Line: Or down the block, but I can't answer %for the life of me
Variant Title(s): The Visito
Subject(s): Death


PULLING FREE       
First Line: Is there only a single wind that shifts when
Last Line: Pull free from that in which I am now sub %merged